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2 reasons boating accidents happen, and tips to prevent them

Boating accidents are often thought of as large-scale events. You imagine the large sea cruiser going under or the Titanic hitting the fatal iceberg. What you don't think of is a small boat with a few people on the water. The truth is that many boating accidents take place on these smaller boats, which have open bodies. The weather is usually good, and the water isn't always choppy or hard to navigate when they happen. Here are two boating accident causes and what you can do to prevent them.

Who is responsible if my kid is hurt at school?

Keeping kids safe can be a challenge and most parents worry at least somewhat when they cannot be with their children. However, there are some surroundings where they should be able to expect their kids to remain safe from injury. One of these places is at school. However, accidents happen everywhere, including on school grounds when children are supposed to be supervised by various teachers and aides. The question is, should you take the incident as "one of those things that happens" or should you get to the bottom of who's responsible for the injury and hold them accountable?

When kids get hurt: Parent's rights and responsibilities

When an adult is injured in a car crash or another type of accident, there are no simple answers about getting help for the injury, who is responsible for paying for medical care or lost wages and more. However, when a child is injured, parents have additional questions and uncertainties to face when handling a personal injury claim on behalf of their child. This blog post will serve as a primer to some of the common questions parents may have if their child suffers injury due to an accident.

How to handle out-of-state car accidents

Car accidents are always a worry in the back of our minds, and unfortunately, they do happen. As an Ohio resident, if you are involved in a collision that causes personal injury or property damage, you may want to consider filing a suit to make sure you are duly compensated. Many different types of legal processes can become complicated, and that can often be the case when accidents are out-of-state. Here are some simple tips for handling these situations.

Who is liable if my kid is injured in the neighbor's pool?

In the summer, it is fun to be able to head out to the back yard and go straight into the pool to cool down. However, to many homeowners having a pool is more than that. It is sign of affluence, and many get the feeling that they've earned something special for their home. But those who have a pool also have a responsibility to make sure that others are safe around it from their own friends and family members to anyone else who might find themselves near the water. Most injuries that would happen in or around a pool fall qualify as premises liability situations.

Common reasons for motorcycle accidents: Make safety a priority

As we are into summer and the peak of riding season, motorcycle safety is a top priority. Motorcycles offer less protection and stability than passenger vehicles, resulting in a higher incidence of serious injuries and fatalities among motorcyclists. By understanding the top reasons for motorcycle accidents and knowing who may be liable for injuries caused by accidents, you can better protect yourself. Some of the most common reasons for motorcycle accidents include the following:

What is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), is a very serious complication of injury. This injury can be musculoskeletal, it could be injury to a nerve or it can be injury as a result of surgery or other medical procedures.

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